A Glimpse at Fake Energy News

…A Glimpse at Fake Energy News… The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) represented the gold standard for truth and accuracy. Unfortunately, it has joined the many publications that have allowed journalistic standards to erode. Twice over the past three months, the Continue reading A Glimpse at Fake Energy News

Understanding Microgrids

…Understanding Microgrids… Hurricanes have severely damaged transmission and distribution lines and caused millions of people to go without electricity for days. Hurricane Maria wiped out the transmission and distribution lines in Puerto Rico. Superstorm Sandy did the same in New Continue reading Understanding Microgrids

Why Are We Destroying Our Grid?

…Why Are We Destroying Our Grid?… Or, asked differently: Why are we destroying the most efficient, reliable and least costly system ever devised for generating and distributing electricity? Here are some facts: Electricity generated by wind and solar is more Continue reading Why Are We Destroying Our Grid?

Understanding Storage of Electricity, Quantities and Costs

…Understanding Storage of Electricity, Quantities and Costs… The ability to store electricity is critical to any proposal that relies on wind and solar to supply a major proportion of the nation’s electricity. Like so many details about renewables, most people Continue reading Understanding Storage of Electricity, Quantities and Costs

War Plan Orange for Climate Change

…War Plan Orange for Climate Change… An article in the October issue of Proceedings, a magazine published by the U.S. Naval Institute (USNI), featured an article on the need for a War Plan Orange for Climate Change. The article begins Continue reading War Plan Orange for Climate Change

The Use of Coal is Increasing

…The Use of Coal is Increasing… The use of coal for power generation has declined in the United States as coal-fired power plants have been closed before the end of their useful economic lives. While regulations and preference based dispatching have Continue reading The Use of Coal is Increasing